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After deal, unions expect support

The Phnom Penh Post, 24 July 2014 - News of an end to a year-long political deadlock has labour union leaders believing the opposition party can bring their interests to parliament, but a lack of follow-through could cost the Cambodia National Rescue Party vital support from one of its key interest groups.

Posted by Ying Yang at Jul 24, 2014 01:36 PM |
Union fights for safety after 5 killed in Indian shipyard

IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, India, 23 July 2014 - ASSRGWA, which represents workers at the world’s largest shipbreaking yard in India, has organized a mass meeting of safety inspectors following a fatal accident at the site last month.

Posted by Ying Yang at Jul 24, 2014 01:30 PM |
Unions fight back against Abbott Government’s cruel budget cuts

ACTU, Australia, 22 July 2014, Unions will seek to shield Australian workers from the Abbott Government’s cruel and unfair budget by pushing through workplace claims to pass the costs onto employers.

Posted by Ying Yang at Jul 22, 2014 12:41 PM |
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Guide to international labour standards

ILO, 2014 - This guide provides summaries of the contents of ILO Conventions and Recommendations by subject matter. Include: Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations -- Forced labour -- Elimination of child labour and the protection of children and young persons -- Equality of opportunity and treatment -- Tripartite consultation -- Labour administration and inspection -- Employment policy and promotion -- Vocational guidance and training -- Employment security -- Wages -- Working time -- Occupational safety and health -- Social security -- Maternity protection -- Social policy -- Migrant workers -- HIV and AIDS -- Seafarers -- Fishers -- Docworkers -- Indigenous and tribal peoples -- Specific categories of workers.

Posted by Ying Yang at Jul 22, 2014 12:00 AM |
Global briefing on “Business & Freedom of Association"

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, July 2013 - This briefing provides an overview of companies’ impact on freedom of association, including key cases, trends and developments. It highlights concerns raised by civil society, company responses to allegations of misconduct, positive initiatives by business, and developments in law, policy and lawsuits. The briefing also identifies companies with the best and worst response rates, and the countries whose firms have the best and worst response rates.

Posted by Michael Karimian at Jul 05, 2013 10:31 AM |
AP-IRNet Community Updates #11, June 2013

This latest issue of AP-IRNet Community Updates includes information on the recent 102nd International Labour Conference which was held in Geneva, Switzerland. There is also information on new guidelines for improved performance in dispute settlement systems, as well as highlights of recent industrial relations news from across the Asia-Pacific.

Posted by Michael Karimian at Jul 01, 2013 01:06 PM |
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